Posts in December 2019

2019 In Review Part 5 - Straight From The Pro's With Jonothan Stagg

2019 In Review Part 5 - Straight From The Pro's With Jonothan Stagg

In the lead up to the World Fly Fishing Champs we were lucky enough to have access to the best competitors that New Zealand and Australia had on offer.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/31/2019
2019 In Review Part 4 - A Walk In The Park With Chris Dore & Micah Adams

2019 In Review Part 4 - A Walk In The Park With Chris Dore & Micah Adams

Now this is the type of article we know you guys love. It's got two seriously good anglers hitting some of the best looking back country water and a very honest, warts and all storyline of struggles, success and silly stuff..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/30/2019
2019 In Review Part 3 - Mackenzie Canal Flylife With Chris Dore

2019 In Review Part 3 - Mackenzie Canal Flylife With Chris Dore

Here's another counter intuitive article for you guys to read in the middle of summer, it's all about the canals. The last couple of seasons down those ways have been very busy and a real subculture of fly fisherman has emerged with it..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/29/2019
2019 In Review Part 2 - Drop Shot Nymphing With Rene Vaz

2019 In Review Part 2 - Drop Shot Nymphing With Rene Vaz

Rene dropped this dropshot piece way back in the early days of Manic but it has certainly stood the test of time, some say in the event of nuclear holocaust it will only be cockroaches and this article that will survive..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/28/2019
2019 In Review Part 1 - Loch Style Fishing With Simon Taylor

2019 In Review Part 1 - Loch Style Fishing With Simon Taylor

Over the next few days, and last few days of 2019, we'll recap some of the best received blog content that helped inform and entertain you all and hopefully help make your fly fishing experiences all the better..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/27/2019
Techy Thursday - Avoiding the holiday hustle

Techy Thursday - Avoiding the holiday hustle

Merry Xmas folks and have a great New Year. Chances are you’ll get a well-earned break away at some point and will search out that hallowed quiet water, however so too will everyone else..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/26/2019
Merry Christmas & Good Fishing To All!

Merry Christmas & Good Fishing To All!

It's that time of the year again and we hope you're all happy an epic day of Christmas celebrations with friends and family and maybe even popping off for some time on the water..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/25/2019
Team Tuesday - Lucas O'Sullivan of Allan Millers H&F Dunedin

Team Tuesday - Lucas O'Sullivan of Allan Millers H&F Dunedin

True to form Lucas has been out there doing what he preaches with some epic results and the proof is in the pudding!.... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 12/24/2019
Manic's Christmas Countdown - Day 24 - New Loon Gear

Manic's Christmas Countdown - Day 24 - New Loon Gear

By now you should have all of your shopping done and dusted but if you needed some inspiration for that final touch then look below, these are both thoughtful and useful fly fishing presents to gift this year.... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/24/2019
Manic Monday - Brothers In Arms

Manic Monday - Brothers In Arms

On my recent South Island trip, I decided to stay on for the weekend to fish with my brother Rhys Adams who lives in South Canterbury. Apart from leaving my fly reel at home, this was a rare occasion of when the stars aligned logistically and the weather was kind..... Read more

by Kyle Adams on 12/23/2019